I am a part of all that I have met;
Yet all experience is an arch wherethrough
Gleams that untravelled world, whose margin fades
For ever and for ever when I move.
geography, travels, new places: 20 countries down, 177 to go
"The risks of the Taliban spreading into Central Asia have been greatly exaggerated; however, the narrative of a terrorist threat is a boon to regimes justifying oppression of domestic opposition. Uncritical support of ‘anti-terrorist’ operations therefore risks increasing the real threat to stability - the radicalization of opposition groups, and the loss of government legitimacy."
(My post for the Armed Conflict Reduction Monitor)